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Recognition of autism spectrum disorder currently occurs at the earliest at two years of age. This could soon change due to MRI-based diagnostics – at least for "high-risk children" from ... [more]

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Thirteen years ago, I received a call from the mother of a college freshman who was concerned because her son had been diagnosed with mononucleosis during finals week. She felt something was not ... [more]

Cell Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - April 24, 2017 - CIL:38957 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38957

CIL:38957 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38957 Description: A colorized scanning electron micrograph of a human egg, which is the huge cell colored yellow at the bottom of this image. The follicle cells that surround it (top) send out long ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Dura mater
Dura mater is the outermost part of the meninges that encapsulate the brain, effectively separating it from the skull.

Anatomy
Dura mater can be found within the cranial cavity and the spinal canal. Next to the orbital fissures the dura merges with ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Why is my BP all over the place?

In this video, I discuss the reason why people who suffer from high BP have very variable readings. I also discuss why sometimes people with high blood pressure are told that they are dizzy because they have low blood pressure.
Raphael Klinkhammer has edited the Flexikon article Pain
Pain is a complex sensation that is triggered by the nociceptors of the peripheral nervous system. It is processed and interpreted in the CNS. However, there are tight interactions between pain perception and the psyche.
Pain can occur just as ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Sediment
Sediment is the professional term for the deposit that develops when you centrifugate a suspension or leave it untouched over some time. The creation process of a sediment is called sedimentation.

Medical meaning
Sedimentation is used in medicine ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Pain
Pain is a complex sensation that is triggered by the nociceptors of the peripheral nervous system. It is processed and interpreted in the CNS. However, there are tight interactions between pain perception and the psyche.
Pain can occur just as ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has edited the Flexikon article LESS-Surgery
Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site surgery, abbreviated LESS surgery, reduces the invasiveness of laparoscopic procedures.

Advantages
for patients
Just one small incision in the abdominal wall is all that is needed to secure access for multiple ... [more]
Alexandra Schritz has published the Flexikon article LESS-Surgery
Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site surgery, abbreviated LESS surgery, reduces the invasiveness of laparoscopic procedures.

Advantages
for patients
Just one small incision in the abdominal wall is all that is needed to secure access for multiple ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Emotional intelligence
In 1993, psychologists Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer proposed "a framework called emotional intelligence as a way of identifying and organizing the specific skills needed to understand and experience emotions most adaptively." [1]

Background and ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Prevalence
Prevalence is defined as the presence of a disease or a symptom in a population at a certain point of time.

Calculation
The prevalence can be calculated from the ratio of the number of affected individuals of a population and the number of all the ... [more]